About Us

PreGel America was established in 2002 as the North American subsidiary of PreGel s.P.A, headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy. We are a business-to-business (B2B) developer, manufacturer, and distributor of authentic, high quality, shelf-stable, semi-finished dessert ingredients and supplies. Our primary goal is to effectively fulfill the supply needs for artisans of Gelato, Sorbetto & Ice Cream, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Pastry & Confections and Specialty Beverages. Our company highly values culinary education, teaching the proper use of our products, and providing instruction on the latest techniques. Therefore, PreGel hosts five International Training Centers within major U.S. cities including Charlotte, NC; Los Angeles, CA; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Chicago, IL; and Dallas, TX, though off-site demos are available as well. The company services all segments of the foodservice and noncommercial foodservice industries, as well as U.S. distributors. PreGel believes in blending Your Passion with Our Ingredients, and we look forward to forging a successful partnership with you.

Italian Quality: Dessert Ingredient Solutions

PreGel’s specialty dessert ingredient solutions – the result of intense research, cutting-edge innovation, and old fashioned hard work – begins with fresh, authentic ingredients. With products obtained from reliable and sustainable sources around the world, PreGel commits to uncompromised standards of quality and safety. Limited only by the heights of one’s imagination, PreGel’s ingredients are intended to inspire ongoing culinary creativity.

Italian Expertise: International Training Centers

The PreGel America International Training Centers are state-of-the-art educational facilities dedicated to teaching the fine art of creating specialty artisan desserts. Located in major U.S. cities including Charlotte, NC; Los Angeles, CA; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Chicago, IL; and Dallas, TX, all ACF-certified programs cover a wide range of artisan dessert courses relating to frozen desserts, pastry & confections, and trending concepts. The International Training Centers classes are specifically designed to provide both classroom learning and hands-on instruction, and cater to all skill levels. PreGel’s 5-Star Pastry Series® serves as an educational platform for advanced culinary professionals to sharpen and increase their skills in specialized pastry arts.

5-Star Pastry Series®

Established in 2009, the PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® is a sequence of seminars specifically designed for culinary professionals looking to sharpen their skills. The Series® is lectured by world-class pastry chefs dedicated to providing a superior level of instruction on pastry and dessert applications. Exclusively hosted by the PreGel International Training Centers – NC, each 3-day seminar creates a dynamic pastry experience that knows no bounds, setting the stage for a compelling learning experience that translates to a competitive advantage for all who attend.

Recipe Development

We understand how vital recipe development is to keep your menu options fresh and on trend. For this reason, PreGel created a user-friendly recipe database, which hosts a treasure-trove of recipes. These bits of culinary innovation were created by the skilled chefs of PreGel’s International Training Centers and PreGel’s 5-Star Pastry Chefs. The site boasts a vast range of dessert categories and accommodates every skill level from beginner to advanced. The PreGel’s recipe database is easy to search via geographic region, ingredient, chef, or the following recipe categories:

  • Featured recipes
  • Top flavors
  • Gelato, sorbetto & ice cream
  • Frozen yogurt & soft serve
  • Pastry & confections
  • Beverages
  • Savory
  • Seasonal
  • Holidays